Here's the first and only book on aromatherapy solely devoted to the beauty industry. Designed for all skill levels, it offers a full spectrum of non-product specific recipes, definitions, and tried-and-true techniques in the hair, skin, and nail products commonly used by cosmetologists and helps you determine which mixtures of various elements are the most effective for certain kinds of therapies.
About the Author
Shelley M. Hess, and internationally acclaimed author and lecturer, specializes in holistic salon care. She had been a guest of the American Medical Association's Dermatological Conference for two years and is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, CIDESCO-USA, and the National Cosmetology Association' Fashion Committee - Aesthetic Division. She is currently the president of Facemaker Enterprises in Anaheim Hills California.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION TO AROMATHERAPY: Definitions. History of Aromatherapy. Quick Reference Guide to Essential Oils. Contraindications to the Use of Essential Oils. FORMULAS AND RECIPES: Hair Care Formulas and Recipes. Specific Hair Conditions and Formulas. Specific Skin Care Formulas and Recipes. Specific Skin Conditions and Formulas. Nail Care Formulas and Recipes. Specific Nail Conditions and Formulas. Aromatherapy Pedicures. Aromatherapy Massage. Appendices. Index.